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.ARSC File Extension

File TypeAndroid Package Resource File

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CategoryDeveloper Files

What is an ARSC file?

Application resource file used by programs developed for Google's Android mobile operating system; contains compiled resources in a binary format; may include images, strings, or other data used by the program; usually included in an .APK package file.

More Information

Resource files enable developers to access resources in a standard way in the program source code. They also can be used for protecting proprietary data since the data is compiled into a binary format.

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Programs that open ARSC files

Updated 3/25/2011

About ARSC Files

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